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  • Job reference: RMS0120355

Senior Structural Designer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Motherwell
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/02/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is an international energy service company with £5bn sales, employing more than 29,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries.
The group consists of 3 divisions being Engineering and Production Facilities, Well Support and Gas Turbine Services.
Our Client is an international leader in both marginal field developments, in life-of-field engineering and in production support.

The Role:
As the Senior Structural Designer, you will:

Basic Purpose of Job:

Support the Principal or Lead Designer in department activities.

In conjunction with other members of the team, produce cost effective structural design solutions for various onshore and offshore modifications. The preparation of 2D and 3D design drawings and sketches, occasional offshore surveys and reports, workpack compilation, checking of drawings and other documents, liaison with structural engineers and other disciplines.

Supervisory and Managerial Duties:
Supervision of assigned discipline CAD and design personnel.

Give technical direction and guidance to CAD and design personnel.

Main Duties:
•Prepare project drawings and documents using the appropriate software.
•Be proficient in the use of CAD software.
•Ensure Document Management System is maintained to current procedures.
•Check designs and drawings of design team for accuracy and conformance to technical specifications and procedures.
•Conduct site surveys and reports.
•Participate in tuition and guidance of trainee designers.
•Ensure deliverables are completed within budget and time schedule.
•Be conversant with and ensure compliance with current CAD draughting standards and procedures.
•Participate in the development of CAD systems
•Keep abreast of new developments and review new and improved types of materials and equipment. Keep up-to-date with technical developments, national and international standards and legislative requirements related to the scope of the discipline
•Immediately inform the Lead designer of any factors which are liable to affect manhours and/or the completion of deliverables
•Ensure that no work outside the original scope is undertaken without approval from the Lead Designer or Lead Engineer
•Responsible for the adherence to design safety in conjunction with the Lead Designer and Senior/Lead Engineers
•Refer any changes which will require additional work and manhours to the Lead Designer
•Ensure all relevant specifications, codes, standards and procedures and technical instructions from engineering are being correctly applied
•Review planning charts and other planning documents, confirm correctness of sequence of operation, by date and time intervals
•Liaise and co-operate with other disciplines and ensure that requests/instructions are confirmed in writing

Health and Safety Responsibilities:
•Shall take into account all aspects of the "Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (1974)", •Knowledge of, compliance with and promotion of office, site and contract/project health and safety guidelines and procedures.
•Will ensure compliance with WGE Safety Management System.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Education & Qualifications:
•ONC or equivalent in structural engineering or a related discipline.
•HNC or equivalent in structural engineering or a related discipline.

Specific Training / Specialist Skills:
Sound knowledge of structural design principles and the ability to reflect these in various engineering projects from concept to detailed design.

Knowledge and practical application of some or all of the following engineering topics:

◦Highly proficient in the use of Microstation or AutoCAD
◦Proficient in the use of PDMS or similar 3D package
◦Greenfield & Brownfield Topsides modifications
◦Petrochemical industry
◦BOSIET Offshore survival certification

◦Design awareness in offshore engineering
◦Alternatively Awareness the petrochemical industry.
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